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Title: Educated mis-employment in Hong Kong : earnings effects of employment in unmatched fields of work
Authors: Chung, Yue Ping
Issue Date: 1990
Journal: Economics of Education Review
Abstract: Presents an empirical study on misemployment (the underutilization of worker's skills acquired through vocational education) in Hong Kong. Analyzes earnings functions of graduates from various educational fields and for workers employed in various fields. Misemployed graduates received lower earnings than their colleagues working in matched work fields. (17 references) (MLH)
Keywords: Developing nations
Education work relationship
Employment opportunities
Foreign countries
Job skills
Postsecondary education
Salary wage differentials
Secondary education
Statistical analysis
Supply and demand
Vocational education
Type: Article
ISSN: 0272-7757
Appears in Collections:Career Development

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